Mike Johnson

Smart Politics, for Once

The House GOP’s Ukraine gambit is surprisingly shrewd.

We Need to Talk About Kevin

The rage of a dispensable leader.

Rung by Rung

Speaker Mike Johnson’s ‘laddered’ continuing resolution passes the House with bipartisan support.

House Approves Mike Johnson’s Stopgap Funding Bill

Congress is poised to avert Friday’s government shutdown deadline.

Dispatch Live: Mike Johnson’s Capitol Hill

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House GOP Gives Mike Johnson (Some) Leeway in Averting a Shutdown

Plus: Are censures in the House too frequent?

The (Very Recent) Past is Prologue

House Republicans find themselves in familiar territory.

Republican Superdonor Miriam Adelson Is Back

Plus: Mike Johnson beefs up his fundraising operation.

Herding Cats

Populist contradictions in Mike Johnson’s first major bill.

Three Ways of Looking at Mike Johnson

Are Republicans trying to force normal conservatives away from the party?

So Much for Moving On

January 6 will cast a shadow over at least one more election.

Will New Speaker Mike Johnson Actually Decentralize Power in the House?

All recent speakers say they want to, but it never really happens. Why?

A Speaker, if the House Can Keep Him

Plus: Joe Biden draws a primary challenger, Rep. Dean Phillips.

The War Room’s Speaker Victory

As Mike Johnson became speaker of the House, the loudest elements of the MAGA world cheered.

Understanding Mike Johnson’s Social Conservatism

What we can learn from his work for the Christian legal advocacy group Alliance Defending Freedom.